Enjoying Sydney on a Budget
Sydney is such a magnificent city. And fortunately, there is plenty to see and do, that won’t necessarily cost you the earth either. Here, we’ve created a great list of tips for enjoying your trip to Sydney, no matter what your budget is. From the benefits of staying in the best apartments Sydney has to offer, to knowing where to find free entertainment, we’ve got some great tips no traveller should miss:
Taking in the major sites
You can see all of Sydney’s major sites, for free. The Opera House and Harbour Bridge are two of Sydney’s world renowned landmarks and you can take them by walking across the harbour on the bridge and exploring the inside and surrounds of the opera house. There are so many great vantage points to view them from as well, great for those who want to get that perfect shot to take home.
Meal deals at major restaurants
With a huge influx of meal deals and special offers in some of the cities major restaurants, it’s just a matter of knowing where to buy these deals online to be able to use on your trip. Start looking a few weeks before and purchase a few coupons before your trip. That way, you’ll be able to still treat yourself to enjoying some of the cities finest culinary delights for half the price or more!
Cultural hubs offering free entertainment
Many of Sydney’s major art galleries, such as the Museum of Contemporary Art and the Art Gallery of New South Wales, have a number of free exhibitions running throughout the year. During holiday periods, they even offer free entertainment for both kids and adults. The program of events for each gallery can be found on their websites. Take a look to see what you can enjoy during your stay. Sydney’s museums and major libraries also run a number of free programs which you can find out more information on by looking at their website.
Staying in self-contained accommodation
This is something that is a good idea wherever you go and are travelling on a budget. By staying in the best serviced apartments Sydney has to offer you will save money in a number of ways. Firstly, by having a room with a kitchen and laundry, you can cook your own meals which will save you from eating out constantly.
You also have the convenience of having laundry facilities at your disposal, so you can do your washing in your apartment for no extra cost. Plus, if you’re centrally located, you will be saving money on buses and taxi fares, because you’ll be able to walk to all of the city’s major sites.
Sydney is often see as one of the most expensive cities in the world, but the fact is that there are plenty of great ways to enjoy it, without blowing your budget. I hope our list of tips has given you some useful ideas for enjoying everything Sydney has to offer, on even the most minimal of budgets.